The Cleveland Orchestra is currently seeking an Interim Assistant Director of the Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Choruses, who will assist in preparing the Children’s Choruses for all performances, both with and without The Cleveland Orchestra. This assignment will continue through May 2022. There is the potential for the assignment to become regular employment at that time.
The Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Choruses are treble ensembles affiliated with The Cleveland Orchestra. The Children’s Chorus (COCC), open to students in grades 6 through 8, performs annually on Cleveland Orchestra Christmas concerts and major orchestral works at Severance Music Center. The Preparatory Chorus (COCPC), open to students in grades 5 through 8, focuses on establishing a foundation of vocal technique, music literacy, and musicianship.
The Cleveland Orchestra Children’s Chorus typically meets each Monday for two hours. Additional evening rehearsals are required in weeks with orchestra services for subscription concerts. The Preparatory Chorus also meets each Monday for 1 hour. A typical season begins in September and ends in mid-May. The Children’s Chorus is also occasionally called upon to perform major symphonic works in the summer months at Blossom Music Center.
The responsibilities of this part-time position include the following:
The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:
Applications must include:
The Cleveland Orchestra is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that strongly supports and values diversity and fosters an equitable and inclusive work environment which includes accommodation. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome, and individuals from all equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.
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